Note: Not in exact order. Except for Jane Austen, of course.
1. Jane Austen
Must re-read every year!
Six truly classic novels that can be for any mood or stage, incisive and witty, and insightful.
2. Jodi Picoult
Will follow her anywhere!
Around twenty novels of all different subject matters, all treated with equal tenderness, intelligence, and insight.
3. Belinda Alexandra
Favourite historical novels set in the war period!
Beautiful, sweeping tales from a range of different contexts experiencing the war, i.e. China, Russia, Australia, France, Italy, etc.
4. Cecelia Ahern
Like a pair of warm, fluffy socks!
Cute novels to slip into for a comfortable read with a dash of the magical.
5. Elizabeth Gaskell
Favourite classic novels with a thread of social justice!
After the fashion of Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell provides lively heroines who you fall in love with.
6. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Best of the flapper era!
Delicious insights into a unique time and place in history.
7. Cassandra Clare
The best written young adult series!
A well-constructed world incorporating humans, shadowhunters, vampires, warlocks, faeries, and the New York landscape.
8. Kate Morton
Favourite find of 2012!